Indie Hip-Hop Music Chart


Indie Hip-Hop Chart - Allergic to the mainstream? Check out our top 20 indie songs. Created by combining how many times the song has been played with your ratings, DJBooth's charts help turn today's brand new music into tomorrow's hit records.

April 8, 2013 Chart Recap*Tyler, The Creator‘s......Read More

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Tyler, The Creator

Tyler, The Creator ft. Pharrell Williams - IFHY

Those who tune in to Odd Future’s Adult-Swim show, Loiter Squad, probably won't bat an eye at Tyler, The Creator’s new video single, IFHY. For the rest of our readers, be warned, as this video is beyond strange. Weird?...Read More
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Rittz

Rittz - For Real

Along with his triple-time flows and curly locks, one of Rittz' most defining features has been his commitment to keeping it one-hundred—whether that means sharing intimate details of his struggles with substance abuse,...Read More
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Wrekonize

Wrekonize - Anxiety Attacks

For artists who break through as part of a collective, branching out into solo material offers an opportunity to delve into subject matter of a more personal nature. The desire to get real about his inner conflicts was...Read More
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G-Scott

G-Scott - Adult Swim

When you think of notable hip-hop producers, Flying Lotus might not be the first name that comes to mind. Sure, the grandnephew of John Coltrane is a exceptional beatsmith, but his experimental boardwork doesn’t exactly...Read More
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Joey BadA$$

Joey BadA$$ - Day in the Life

More than any other individual artist, Brooklyn wunderkind Joey BadA$$ is emblematic of the recent revitalization of the Big Apple hip-hop scene. It's only right, then, that the Unorthodox emcee be featured prominently on...Read More
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Visto

Visto ft. Phil Da Phuture - How That Pxssy Taste

From Kelly Rowland on Kisses Down Low or Lil Wayne on every single song off I Am Not a Human Being II, everyone in urban music seems to have cunnilingus on the brain these days. The latest entry in the burgeoning genre of...Read More
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Al-Fatir

Al-Fatir - Man From the Sky

According to T.I. and Jamie Foxx, homies who have passed away too soon all Live in the Sky. What Tip doesn't account for, however, is Booth newcomer Al-Fatir, a Man From the Sky. In line with the title, beatsmith A-Nice cooks...Read More
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OnCue

OnCue ft. Skizzy Mars - Live Forever

Three months after enjoying Booth-acclaimed single Cereal, OnCue devotees are doubtless getting hungry for more fresh material from the Connecticut representative. Not wanting to leave his fans hanging, the emcee has...Read More
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Quake Matthews

Quake Matthews - Dance Song

No, Quake Matthews hasn't traded in thought-provoking bars and moody underground boardwork for basic FruityLoops beats and lyrics about Superman-ing hoes. The title of the Halifax, Nova Scotia repper's latest single refers to...Read More
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Rich Kidd

Rich Kidd - Can I Get A [Bom Bom]

Ladies and gentlemen, Can I Get A [Bom Bom]? Fresh off debuting the official visuals for previous single SYKE, T-Dot rapper/producer Rich Kidd requests a little audience participation on the latest release off his forthcoming...Read More
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KAZE

KAZE ft. Dasan Ahanu - UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

During the 19th Century, when America was split between free and slaveholding states, abolitionists used a secret network of safe houses called The Underground Railroad to funnel runaway slaves to safety. In the...Read More
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Joey BadA$$

Joey BadA$$ - Unorthodox

Showcasing an agile, brainy lyrical style over beats that sound like they hopped a time machine from the 1990s, Joey BadA$$ is unique among hip-hop's current freshman class. That Unorthodox style, of course, is exactly why...Read More
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The Procussions

The Procussions ft. Logan - On a Mountain

Because of the shape of their claws, cats have no trouble climbing trees, but are incapable of getting down without a leap of faith—or the help of a friendly neighborhood fireman. The latest leak off The Procussions'...Read More
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Jared Evan

Jared Evan ft. Action Bronson - Pro Create

The mark of a great relationship is that it gives rise to something—whether tangible or not—that neither party could have created on their own. Take the partnership between Booth-acclaimed singer/songwriter/emcee Jared...Read More
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Locksmith

Locksmith - Bear With Me

Like many, if not most of us, Locksmith has neither the petty cash nor the insurance coverage to work through his issues with a professional shrink. Unlike most of us, he's got the skills to turn that baggage into beautiful...Read More
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Slum Village

Slum Village - Forever

Back in 1993, three young residents of Detroit's Conant Gardens neighborhood came together to form Slum Village, a trio which would go on to shape the Motown underground scene. Two decades later, despite creative differences,...Read More
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Kevin Sinatra

Kevin Sinatra ft. Kendall Elijah - Perseverance

Getting a Booth feature isn’t blind luck. It takes talent, a professional attitude and, of course, Perseverance. Lucky for us, Kevin Sinatra displays all that and more on his first featured cut in over a year. As he strolls...Read More
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N.A.S.A.

N.A.S.A ft. Aynzli Jones - Hide

Normally, when crafting a feature write-up, I try to be as impartial as possible, but I cannot Hide my appreciation for N.A.S.A. The duo, comprised of DJ/producer Sam Spiegel (Squeak E. Clean) and Brazil’s DJ Zegon, has...Read More
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Trippz Michaud

Trippz Michaud - Look What the Cat Dragged In

Well, well, well, Look What the Cat Dragged In: another fresh video single from Trippz Michaud. On the latest song release off his forthcoming, Booth-hosted EP, the South Windsor buzzmaker reveals that he's been holding back...Read More
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Allan Rayman

Allan Rayman - H.O.H.W

Seriously, they must be putting something in the water in Canada, because our neighbors to the North seem to spit out unique, talented artists like a factory—from the ever-popular The Weeknd to rap game powerhouse Drake....Read More

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M.i

M.i ft. Blu - Church West Texas

Last we heard from M.i, on the inaugural leak off his forthcoming mixtape, he was looking forward to his Imminent takeover of the game, with all the money, power and fame that entails. Much as the artist plans on enjoying his...Read More
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NatNaiel

NatNaiel - Sirius Sh*t

Located right on the collar of Canis Major, Sirius throws off more light than any other star in the night sky. Thus, the title of NatNaiel's latest promo single, Sirius Sh*t, doesn't simply mean that the Garden State emcee's...Read More
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Rome Cee

Rome Cee x Greenspan - The Harvest

While many American crops won't be fully-grown until late summer or even autumn, dope music can mature much more quickly under the right conditions. For example, Rome Cee and Greenspan's hometown of Baltimore has only enjoyed...Read More
 

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